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Australia: DEAHM / DIEHM family of Gresford, Brinkburn, Paterson, Patricks Plain, Singleton NSW

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Dear members, This is part of my family tree although they weren't my ancestors... Looking for CANTWELL descendants.#

Adam DEAHM (aka DIEHM / DEIHM / DIEHME) born abt 1837 probably Germany married 1861 Maitland NSW Australia {Reg.No.2043/1861} Barbara KNOENIM (also known as Maria and Mary Barbara KNORR and/or KNOEHUM) and this couple had at least 9 known children that I can find on the NSW bdm indexes online.

More about Adam DEAHM;
Death; probably died 1909 Singleton NSW Australia aged 72 years
Birth; Born abt 1837 probably Germany
Naturalisation; possibly Naturalised 31 Dec 1885 Adam DIEHM. See State Records of NSW Australia

More about Barbara KNOENIM;
Birth; no details known by me at present
Death; possibly died 1903 Singleton NSW Australia

1.John Joseph DEAHM IGI Individual Record has his birth 27 Jul 1854 Brinkburn NSW Australia. Australian Cemeteries Index has his burial records - Deahm John J 29 May 1908 46?y son/Adam & Mary B; husband Branxton General. Possible marriage to a Mary Ann BENDEICH / BENDUCH 1867 Patricks Plain NSW. If anyone is interested in the BENDEICH surname, I found a family tree at RootsWeb which contains 174 records of people holding this surname, tree goes back to 1600s Germany, with descendants in Australia. Family Tree of Jason Meyn

2.Jesie DEAHM IGI has birth 1864 Gresford NSW Australia possibly married Arthur E. PRIEST 1906 West Maitland NSW Australia.

3.George DEAHM born 1866 Paterson NSW Australia died 1966 Singleton NSW Australia. Possible marriages with bride's maiden surnames MARSHALL, WHEELER, SHEARMAN and/or GRANT.

4.Joeannie (Johanna) DEAHM born 1868 Brinkburn, Gresford NSW Australia (see FamilySearch for her IGI Individual Record. She married 1885 Patricks Plain NSW to William Duncan BURSTON born 19 Dec 1863 Patricks Plain, died 13 Jul 1948 Newcastle NSW, the son of James BURSTON 1816~1888 of Langford Budville, Somerset, England and Margaret Stewart FINDLAY 1836~1906 of Kirkudbrightshire, Scotland emigrants to Australia.

William & Johanna BURSTON** nee DEAHM had 10 children;

1.George Thomas BURSTON 1885~1948 Patricks Plain NSW
2.Catherine Stewart BURSTON 1889~1890 Singleton NSW
3.Ethel May BURSTON 1890~1890 Singleton NSW
4.William Alexander BURSTON 1891~1891 Singleton NSW
5.Elsie Elizabeth BURSTON born 1892 Singleton NSW died Feb 1965 Newcastle NSW married 1911 West Maitland NSW Thomas CANTWELL# 1886~1968 the son of James CANTWELL 1854~1923 and Brigid Ellen BENSON 1869~?. It is known that this couple had 8 children, however we can only find Clarence, Irene, Ronald, William and Dorothy.
6.Florence Pearl BURSTON 1889~1900 Singleton NSW
7.Margaret Mary BURSTON 1901~1926 Singleton NSW married 1926 Marrickville NSW Thomas HIGGINS.
8.Eileen E. BURSTON born 1904 Singleton NSW
9.Norman Edward BURSTON born 3 Jun 1910 Singleton NSW died 13 Sep 1993 married S. RYAN.
10.Kenneth David BURSTON born abt 1912 Singleton NSW died 1948 married J. MONCRIEFF.

**Interestingly at FamilySearch I have found a marriage in 1877 Singleton NSW Australia between Margaret Catherine DEAHM and Henry BURSTON. Not sure where they fit in yet.

5.Frederick William DEAHM born 1875 Paterson NSW Australia died 1948 Singleton NSW. NB IGI record. Possible marriages PATRIDGE and/or KERRIGAN.

6.Elizabeth DEAHM born 1876 Gresford NSW (NB IGI record). Possibly married 1898 Singleton NSW Australia to Edward F. WILSON.

7.James DEAHM born 1880 Patricks Plain NSW Australia died 1906 Singleton NSW. Possibly married Martha M. MORTON 1906 Newcastle.

8.Henry DEAHM IGI has birth 1880 Gresford NSW died 1882 Newtown NSW Australia.

9.Barbara J. DEAHM born 1883 Patricks Plain NSW Australia.

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on 2007-10-11 22:15:41

allycat , from sunny Queensland, Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2006. is researching the following names: VOSS, DENNER, DINNER and 610 other(s).

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by cyderman on 2010-11-06 05:35:44

I see that you have a Moncrieff on your research list. do you have any in the Portsmouth, South London and Shetland Isles. During the years the name changed to Moncreaff. Look forward to your comments. Regards Victor from Southampton England

by jcantwell on 2019-01-03 02:45:58

Hi Alleycat! I'm a Cantwell descended from Johanna Deahm. Elsie Burston was my great grandmother. Please feel free to get in touch through here or

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